Saudi Arabia’s envoy to UK: We need to do a better job of showing who we are

  • The ambassador encouraged people to visit his country before forming an opinion of it
  • “There is plenty to see, and you will find a warm, generous and hospitable people there waiting to greet you”
By Arab News ·

Lebanon central bank reassures foreign investors about deposits

  • Khalaf Ahmad Al-Habtoor asked if there was any risk to dollar deposits
  • The heavily indebted country’s crisis has shaken confidence in banks
By Reuters ·

Saudi Arabia urges nationals in Wuhan to contact embassy after coronavirus outbreak

  • Saudi nationals in Wuhan are being advised to call numbers provided in order to facilitate evacuation
  • Millions of people traveling during the Lunar New Year holiday have fueled the spread of the outbreak nationwide and overseas after it began in the city of Wuhan
By Arab News ·


Houthi military leaders die in clashes near Sanaa

By Saeed Al-Batati ·

Saudi Arabia deserves praise for best Hajj arrangements

  • Presence of 2.6 million Indian expats in Saudi Arabia boosts bilateral ties
By Md. Noor Rahman Sheikh ·

Syria regime forces on edge of key rebel-held town

  • Maaret Al-Numan is one of the largest urban centers in the northwestern province of Idlib
  • The regime and its Russian ally have escalated their bombardment against the militant-dominated region since December
By AFP ·

China bans wild animal trade until viral outbreak eases

  • Raising transporting or selling all wild animal species is forbidden until the epidemic is over
  • The virus has caused 56 confirmed deaths and nearly 2,000 total infections
By AFP ·

INTERVIEW: ‘Women’s empowerment is happening and heartfelt,’ says Saudi university head Einas Al-Eisa

  • “I’m leaving Davos convinced that we’re heading in the right direction.”: Al-Eisa
  • Recently the World Bank rated Saudi Arabia as the leading country in the world in terms of fostering female equality
By Frank Kane ·

Tunisia’s Jabeur becomes first Arab woman to reach Slam quarters

  • Jabeur, the highest-ranked Arab woman in history, is the first Tunisian woman to win a main-draw match at the Australian Open
By AFP ·

US media questions Bezos hacking claims

  • Experts said while hack “likely” occurred, investigation leaves too many “unanswered questions”
  • Specialists on Thursday said evidence was not strong enough to confirm
By Arab News ·